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KP governor promises 10,000 scholarships for tribal youth

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman has said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government will provide 10,000 scholarships to tribal youth for higher education. He was talking to a delegation of tribal youth who called on him in Peshawar. The governor said the youth are builders of the nation and they must also prepare themselves for future responsibilities. Lately, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a high-level meeting to review progress on the implementation of the merger of erstwhile tribal…

Federal govt launches six-month technical training program for tribal youth

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has launched a six month technical training programme for tribal youth. According to a spokesman of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) Development Authority, the youth will be trained in different trades including civil survey, draftsman, electrician, installation of solar power generation system and basic computer course. The youth will also be provided free boarding and lodging besides monthly stipends during the training. It is apropos to mention that earlier this month,…

Federal govt provides loans worth Rs445m to tribal youth

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has provided loans worth Rs445 million to tribal youth to start their own businesses. A spokesman of FATA Development Authority said that so far 16,800 youth have been provided loan. The loan is being given on merit to the deserving youth who have completed technical training in different trades. Read More: Govt to provide interest-free loans to skilled, unemployed youth According to figures released by the government, by February this year around 251,351 interest-free loans…